Still Time To Enter Miss Effingham County Fair Queen Pageant


Published on July 2 2012 10:14 am
Last Updated on July 14 2013 12:07 pm
Written by Millie Lange

There is still time for young ladies, ages 16-21, to enter the Miss Effingham County Fair Queen Pageant to be held Tuesday, August 7.

Contestants will be judged on their personal interview, physical fitness in a swimsuit and poise in an evening gown. No entry fee or talent portion of the competition is required.

The winner will recevie a cash scholarship plus numerous prizes and an all-expense-paid weekend to compete for the title of Miss Illinois County Fair in January in Springfield.

Practices are taking place at St. John's Lutheran Church on Jefferson Avenue in Effingham. Practices will be held Thursday evenings in July.

Information can be found online at

If interested, phone Effingham County Fair Pageant Co-Directcor Valerie Brown at 618-553-9677 today.